Definition of intact family in English:
A nuclear family in which membership has remained constant, in the absence of divorce or other divisive factors.
- As it turned out I ended up spending more quality time with my children than I think I would have had we remained an intact family.
- Only a handful of prospective studies have compared behavioral outcomes for children experiencing a divorce to those from intact families while controlling for pre-divorce levels of the behaviors.
- Second, stepfather families are more likely to divorce than intact families.
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